December has already come knocking to our doors and so has the winter which means you can officially put on your party shoes or take that long vacation. And in case you are wondering what places make winter friendly vacations there is no dearth of ideas at our end. So read on as we let our wanderlusting selves to put together a list of most desired winter vacations for you.
Barbados
 

Barbados

If you are a beach bum and are looking to soak in some sun this winter then Barbados might be your ideal winter vacation. A classic Caribbean destination Barbados is a vibrant island with sand-swept beaches that will call out to you, Caribbean culture you will envy and the landscape that will have you from the word go! So in case you intend to get away and get some sunshine, Barbados is at its best this time of the year!

Go there for –

The Boat Tours, Hunte’s Gardens, Surfing, Scuba Diving and the very well known Harrison’s Cave.

Dubai
 

Dubai

It is a desert city that is known for its malls and hotels and if that isn’t everything you need for a winter vacation then you will most certainly be drawn to the world’s best known skyscrapers! Dubai, the Middle East’s shopping capital has also established itself as one of the world’s most modern metropolises that offers everything a sun destination needs to offer in terms of culture, food and thrill.

Go there for –

When in Dubai look forward to the food at Madinat Jumeirah, the malls the shopping, Bhurj Khalifa, Araibian sights, delights and luxury.

Cape Town
 

Cape Town

Based in the heart of South Africa, Cape Town is a beautiful combination of stunning Victorian architecture, nightlife, safari adventures and an even more stunning coast line that is made of white beaches. And if that wasn’t all then there is the long awesome autumn that sees a good 9 to 10 hours of sunshine every day. Everything you can possibly want for your winter vacation.

Go there for –

For the sheer experience of cable cars, those hiking expeditions, Camps Bay and the Boulders Beach which is inhabited by over 3,000 penguins.

Miami
 

Miami

Well, you don’t really need reasons pointed out to make a vacation to Miami but if we must list them out then let’s start with the sun and sea. The golden sands and the sun kissed beaches, from Lummus Park in the south to Oleta River State Park in the north; Miami is a beach lover’s vacation! Having said that it is not a dreamy peaceful, quiet place, on the contrary it is a place that is always abuzz with weekend parties and more.

Go there for –

Miami is the ultimate party place but apart from the night life you can also look at the Museums, the beaches and the design district.

Shimla
 

Shimla

If you are looking for a holiday closer home then Shimla is that winter vacation you want to make with your special someone. If that is, you are the kind that likes winters and is not looking to avoid it. Go ahead and embrace this quintessential winter vacation in the midst of snow, considering it is one of the few skiing places in India.

Go there for –

When in Shimla look forward to the Jakhu Temple, the cultural heritage, the weather obviously and the green valleys and peaks.

Andaman
 

Andaman

Nothing like the vacations we mentioned earlier, Andaman is a vacation for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy that secluded time. Go ahead and enjoy the tranquility and warmth that Andaman has to offer. You can pick between the exotic marine life, swimming with the elephants or just enjoying your time at the beach and explore their local cuisine.

Go there for –

Beaches being the obvious choice you can also look at the Museums, Bird watching expeditions, Island Hopping and places like the Havelock Island and Coral Reefs to name a few.